| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:11 PM
NEW YORK — They weren't going to win Game 7 without a goal from Rick Nash. They weren't going to win without a goal from Martin St. Louis. They weren't going to win if they didn't finally, finally, finally score a power-play goal.
Well, it didn't...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:02 PM
As sports fans, we all want the best venues. As taxpayers, few of us want to foot the bill.
That's why public discussion on where our teams play isn't a luxury. It's a necessity. Unless the sugar daddy of all sugar daddies comes to the rescue, what...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:31 AM
NEW YORK — Each has a story to tell and all of them paid a lot of dollars to tell it. Yet in the end, the message that their passion sends is the same:
Hey, John Swofford! Hey Jim Delany! Hey, ACC, Big Ten and the other power brokers in college...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 PM
LINCOLN, Neb. — A half continent away from Madison Square Garden, the full onslaught of UConn basketball continued Monday night. A half continent away from an ear-shattering Sunday afternoon in an arena players love to call the Mecca of basketball,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:19 PM
There has been a certain obviousness associated with the women's Final Four, almost as if a Notre Dame-UConn national championship game had been etched on a tablet Moses forgot to bring down from Mount Sinai.
As you might imagine, this does not make...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:49 AM
The UConn Hockey Classic is no longer.
Webster Bank Arena is set to announce that a similar four-team tournament will replace the classic next season in Bridgeport, with the field expected to include UConn, Quinnipiac, Sacred Heart and Union,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease,...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — One day after the city drew more than 200,000 for the UConn dual championship celebration, Hartford scored another college basketball triumph.
The American Athletic Conference announced Monday it will play its men's basketball...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The Whalers need to return to Hartford.
Here's looking at you, National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman.
The Whalers belong in Connecticut. We still have a strong fan base, and indeed, low ticket sales can't be blamed as the reason the Whalers...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:36 PM
One thumb up to the NCAA for moving closer to letting Division I athletes have enough food to eat by allowing them unlimited meals instead of just three meals a day. And one thumb down for taking so long to do this. The collegiate sports organization's...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 8:06 AM
A note on UConn hockey after a chat with coach Mike Cavanaugh. Only a portion of this made it to the pages of The Courant in today's state college notebook ...
This much is known about Atlantic Hockey: Mercyhurst will finish first and Army will finish...